The 3rd Trainers' Training Program held in cooperation with the MoNE and UNICEF ends

15/03/2019

The "Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language" Trainers' Training Program, designed to improve the quality of training provided to Syrian children under temporary protection and facilitate their integration with the education system, has been completed.

The program held at Başkent Teacher's Lodge on Friday, March 15, jointly by Yunus Emre Institute, the Ministry of National Education (MoNE) Lifelong Learning Directorate General and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), was attended by Bora Civan, the Coordinator of the Intensive Training Project (ITP) of the Department of Social Partners and Projects of the Directorate General of Lifelong Learning of the Ministry of National Education, ITP Project Assistant Coordinator Özgür Ünal, UNICEF Representative Gözde Öztürk Nur, Yunus Emre Institute Turkish Teaching Director Prof. Dr. Yavuz Kartallıoğlu, and the experts from the Institute.

ITP Project Coordinator Bora Civan congratulated the participants who successfully completed the four-day trainers' training that included theoretical and practical courses given by academics and Yunus Emre Institute's experts in order to contribute to the professional development of the teachers who teach Turkish as a foreign language at the Adult Education Centers. Civan indicated that they were hoping to reach out to more children with this project and thanked the participants and everyone involved in the training.

In his speech, Prof. Dr. Yavuz Kartallıoğlu encouraged the participants to write about their experiences in teaching Turkish to Syrian students, making contributions to the field and helping the gap in the area to be filled.  Extending his thanks to the participants, Kartallıoğlu told them not to be afraid of trying and developing themselves.

At the end of the program, the participants were presented with their certificates of participation and they posed for photo shooting.